By Soulskill from Slashdot's sky-is-falling deptartment
writes "The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports a strong geomagnetic storm is in progress. The shuttle, ISS and GPS systems may be affected."
They think this storm was caused by a weak solar flare on April 3rd. As you may expect, this has caused some unusually impressive northern lights since it started. What you may not expect is a photograph from Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi aboard the International Space Station showing the aurora from orbit
. He apparently tweets a lot of pictures from space
. He and his crewmates have taken over 100,000 pictures
since coming aboard the ISS.Read Replies (0)